Charles Duchenne papers.

Scope and Content

2 photographs (nd); Photocopied certificate 'Ordre du Rgiment' (October 1915); Photocopied letter relating to the Mdaille Militaire (July 1916); Typescript recollections of I. Duchenne relating to her husband's service in the First and Second World Wars (nd).

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Emile Eugene Duchenne was a Caporal, 417ime Rgiment d'Infanterie, serving on the Western Front. He was wounded in action and lost his right arm. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre and the Mdaille Militaire and granted the Lgion d'Honneur (Chevalier). Later he became a Lieutenant.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs I.V. Duchenne (wife).


In French.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

See DF 042: Duchenne, IV (wife). See also GS 0042: Argent, R (wife's uncle).